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Dalvay by the Sea Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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EAST LAHAVE
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for first class service and Victorian charm this is the place for you. My husband and I spent 2 nights in this lovely hotel. Staff were attentive, food was great, rooms were well appointed. No TV, phone or fridge in the rooms but we didn't feel like we were missing anything. There was WiFi if you...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my elderly father-in-law last weekend. At 94, my father-in-law needed quite a few accommodations. I was amazed at the attentiveness of the staff towards him. The hotel and it's location are beautiful. The food and wine in the restaurant were superb. But more importantly, the staff was amazing. Everything from a needed room change to staff...

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Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea Hotel, responded to this review

Dear thomaspakenham, It was a genuine pleasure taking care of both you and your father in law. The fire places will not be same without him in his usual spot. I am extremely pleased to hear that you were so impressed by the kindness of the staff here at Dalvay by the Sea. I will ensure that Ashtyn, Leah and...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I went for a wedding, the wedding service itself wasn't on the grounds, which I think would of been beautiful if it was, but the church was a 10 min drive away as the hotel is excluded from a lot of other things/attractions. The reception was held in the restaurant and it was beautifully set up and a wonderful view,...

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Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Makayla K, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our beautiful property. The Macmillan Dining Room is indeed a beautiful location to hold a wedding reception. It is worth mentioning that if you choose to visit us again in 2017 that your entrance to the National Park will be free of charge. Dalvay by the Sea...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old World Charm, 25 room Queen Anne Revival architectural style,SUMMER HOME (not winterized).Common areas spectacular! with wrap around balcony, 3 over sized fireplaces for spring and fall roaring fires, friendly conversations. Rooms,spotless, squeaky clean, crisp fresh linens, charming not modernized(plenty of extremely hot water), slept with window open, sound of Ocean, and sea breeze fantastic!, Ocean and lake views, adjacent...

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Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catherine2464, Thank you very much for your glowing review. You have really captured what makes Dalvay by the Sea such a special place to call home for a few days. I am extremely proud that the team here at Dalvay took such good care of you. I will be sure to let them know how much you enjoyed your...

Mush Lake
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not good value! Location good but don't expect to find another eating establishment close by. Eateries within 30 - 45 minutes were closed on Mondays and/or Tuesdays, and a fair drive to find groceries/food stores. First, this establishment charged me, immediately upon booking, for all of the first night $199.00+taxes. Upon check-in, they charged the full price for the second...

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Joel J, General Manager at Dalvay by the Sea Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Dragonfiles, I am deeply saddened to hear that you encountered such a poor welcome at Dalvay by the Sea. I can assure you that steps will be taken to address each of the issues you have raised. If you would like to discuss your experience in greater detail with me, please do not hesitate to give me a call....

Kensington, Prince Edward Island
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My eldest daughter was traveling from the west coast to PEI for her wedding. After looking at many venues for them, they chose Dalvay By the Sea. The hotel took care of guests and assisted greatly in the actual wedding service (performed outdoors overlooking the pond) There were family and friends from Canada and the USA as well as Hungary....

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Thank you Frank S for your wonderful review! We hope to see you again in the future. Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We chose Dalvay for our first vacation in PEI. The website and search results recommended it for its beauty, old world history, service and comfort. We were not allowed to check in early so we adjourned to the attached Dinning room to have lunch. Hopeful to have a relaxing meal and ease into vacation mode. We had a very long...

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Hi April P, thank you for your review! I am sorry to hear you had a really bad experience at our hotel. We always want to make our guests feel welcome at Dalvay and we seemed to have failed to do so with you. I would like to offer you a free night stay if you ever want to come...

Reviewed 11 January 2017

My sister and I stayed here during the PEI Shellfish Festival, it was a lovely place with beautiful views. The rooms were quaint and quiet, the hotel in general was amazing with old world charm. I would love to stay again!

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Thank you 773cherie for your great review. We hope to see you again next year. Best regards, Sylvie

New Hampshire
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Dalvay by the Sea is gorgeous. Stunning in fact. The pictures don't do it justice. It is also located in a lovely area of PEI, within one of the provincial parks on the island and across the road from the beach. We visited in September for three nights so there was very little tourist activity, which worked out well for...

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Thank you Kimberly F for your review. We are aware of the no coffee situation and are trying to come up with a better service for next summer. We hope to see you again at Dalvay! Best regards, Sylvie

Reviewed 17 November 2016

We enjoy staying at "grand" structures- The Homestead, Wentworth by the Sea, Grand Hotel and the Dalvay by the Sea joins that group.....beautifully maintained Victorian mansion (and except for a poorly placed government building) set in lovely location on the ocean....the food was very good to outstanding ....the tea service was a lot of fun and the staff efficient, helpful,...

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Thank you jameslfoley for your great feedback! We hope to see you again next summer. Best regards, Sylvie

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dalvay-By-The-Sea, a National Historic Site of Canada, is an elegant Queen Anne Revival home built in 1895 by a Scottish-American oil tycoon. A summer resort hotel since the 1930's, Dalvay By-The-Sea is located at the east end of Prince Edward Island's National Park on scenic Dalvay Beach. There are 25 guest rooms; all are largely furnished in period antiques and all rooms offer a four-piece private bath. Each of our rooms is singular and unique. In addition, there are eight three-bedroom cottages located adjacent to the inn, offering vistas of the ocean, Dalvay Lake and acres of manicured grounds. The inn currently operates from June 1st - mid October, offering both accommodations and dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dalvay by the Sea Hotel

Address: 16 Cottage Cres. | Rte. 6, Dalvay Beach, Dalvay, Prince Edward Island C0A 1P0, Canada
Region: Canada > Prince Edward Island > Dalvay
Price Range: $92 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dalvay by the Sea Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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